You’re staring at the meta description and title that you’ve entered into Yoast. No matter how many times you re-save, it’s not matching what appears when you paste your website link into Facebook or LinkedIn. What gives?

The answer lies in the caches that these websites keep themselves.

When you post a link on Facebook (or Twitter, or Instagram, or LinkedIn), if that link has ever been shared on the platform before, the image and metadata (title, description) are not actually being scraped from your website in real time; they’re being pulled from that platform’s cache.

Thankfully, these services allow you to actively re-scrape any given URL. Use the links below to re-scrape any given URL to its most recent data (of course, make sure your site caches are cleared before you scrape):